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Mrs. Wicks from Lynn MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Foundation

Help me give my students possibilities with air-dry clay, texture plates, and tools.

  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are enthusiastic and passionate about art. I work with a diverse group of children from many ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Many of my students receive free and reduced lunch. Our families that struggle financially face obstacles in providing their children with enriching artistic experiences.

"Every child is an artist." -Picasso

Students learn best when we can provide a diverse range of materials and tools to aid in their learning. Art is about exploring ideas and accessing tools that we can utilize to bring our ideas to life. With your help, these supplies will support my students in furthering their understanding and appreciation for art.

My Project

In order to build a creative foundation in art, we must explore a variety of techniques and mediums, including ceramics. At our school we have many 2d-related art materials such as paint and paper, however, we do not have the facility or resources for a kiln.

"Life is like Clay, it is up to you to mold it into any form you desire."

I would like to provide students with a chance to create a 3d work of art where students can get a hands-on lesson in manipulating forms and shape in air-dry clay. The model magic will be suitable for my kindergarten students, while grades 1-3 will be able to experience the air dry clay. Students will have a chance to create textures and or carve designs into the clay.

Thank you for helping our students experience a creative foundation.

Mrs. Wicks
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
30531-1025-Magic Mud Multi-Project Pack - 25 lbs • Blick Art Materials $25.64 4 $102.56
33214-1002-Crayola Model Magic - 2 lb Bucket, White • Blick Art Materials $19.12 5 $95.60
30304-1009-Boxwood Clay Tools - Set of 38, 6" • Blick Art Materials $26.87 1 $26.87
62108-1020-Richeson Rubbing Plates - Set of 6, Curves • Blick Art Materials $8.79 1 $8.79
62108-1070-Richeson Rubbing Plates - Set of 6, Doodles • Blick Art Materials $8.79 1 $8.79
61112-3000-Roylco Rubbing Plates - 8.5" x 11", Set of 8, Textures • Blick Art Materials $7.45 1 $7.45
22809-1004-Shade-Tex Rubbing Plates - Architecture Set • Blick Art Materials $5.84 1 $5.84
22809-1003-Shade-Tex Rubbing Plates - Nature Set • Blick Art Materials $5.84 1 $5.84

Materials cost

$261.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.18

Total project goal

$347.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.85

6 Donors

-$298.92

Donations toward project cost

-$254.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.84

match offer

-$48.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$41.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.34

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$0.00

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